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A Local Car for the Silent Highway: Alfred Deakin Eco-Innovation Lectures

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on July 17th, 2009

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It won’t be long until we all drive the silent electric highway. 

Richard Canny presents a compelling demonstration of the near future of the family car.  Canny is CEO of TH!NK, the Norwegian company that produced its first prototype TH!NKCity electric car in 1991.   TH!NK is a car company that aims to change the way people think about cars, by designing emission free and highly efficient modern-city vehicles to meet consumer needs, producing environmentally friendly vehicles in a small-scale ‘low carbon’ production centre.

TH!NK epitomises the significant transformation of technology and business that is emerging as low-carbon innovators harness creativity to redesign not just the car but the way that vehicles will be built and used. This is a company from a country of less than 5 million people that is set to change the meaning of ‘sustainable mobility’. 

Date: Wednesday 22 July 2009 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: BMW Edge at Federation Square, Melbourne

More Information: Alfred Deakin Eco-Innovation Lectures

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